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M F Husain
Tandav Nritya


M.F. Husain's unique modern idiom has always acknowledged traditional Indian sensibilities, and, on several occasions, adopted classical Indian aesthetics as a substrate on which his images could be constructed. Particularly inspired by India's sculptural traditions, where music and musicians were popular subjects, Husain frequently attempted to capture the multifaceted nature of artistic expression on his canvas. In paintings like the present...



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  Lot 26 of 85  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
19-20 JUNE 2013

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Winning Bid
$160,714
Rs 90,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

M F Husain
Tandav Nritya
Signed in Devanagari (lower right) and signed and dated in English (verso)
1972
Oil on canvas
29.5 x 39.5 in (74.9 x 100.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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